Category Archives: Theatre

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out. — Alfred Hitchcock

The Cherry Orchard

By Anton Chekhov In a new English language version by Simon Stephens Directed by Katie Mitchell Presented by the Young Vic on 27 October 2014 Trailblazing director Katie Mitchell returns to the Young Vic with her signature lyricism to direct Anton … Continue reading

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Richard III

By William Shakespeare Directed by Edward Hall Presented by Propeller at Norwich Theatre Royal on 19 February 2011 Richard III brings the War of the Roses cycle of history plays to a close in bloody fashion. Arguably Shakespeare’s most villainous … Continue reading

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One Man, Two Guvnors

By Richard Bean based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni with songs by Grant Olding Directed by Nicholas Hytner Presented by the National Theatre at the Lyttleton Theatre on 18 June 2011 And now for something completely … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde with additional material by Simon Brett Directed by Lucy Bailey Presented by the Richmond Theatre on 13 October 2014 The Importance of Being Earnest is known to elegantly lampoon the hypocrisies of a Victorian society and opens … Continue reading

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Bel Ami

Written and directed by Linnie Reedman with music and lyrics by Joe Evans Based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant Presented by Ruby in the Dust at the White Bear Theatre on 27 July 2011 Newly arrived in Paris, … Continue reading

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Lady Windermere’s Fan

By Oscar Wilde Directed by Linnie Reedman Presented by Ruby in the Dust at the Tabard Theatre on 11 October 2014 Young, rich, beautiful and happily married, Lady Windermere has it all. Until her husband invites a mysterious widow to … Continue reading

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The Comedy of Errors

By William Shakespeare Directed by Blanche McIntyre Presented by the Globe Theatre on 9 October 2014 Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and one pair of estranged twin servants (both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Shrew

By William Shakespeare Directed by James Tobias and Amy Gunn Presented by Immersion Theatre at the Jack Studio Theatre on 8 October 2014 The Swinging Sixties: London is gaining worldwide attention for setting trends and creating icons. The world’s best … Continue reading

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Flowers of the Forest

By John Van Druten Directed by Anthony Biggs Presented by Ardent Theatre at the Jermyn Street Theatre on 1 October 2014 1934, Bedford Square, London. In their beautiful and tasteful home Naomi and Lewis Jacklin live a contented, if unromantic, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Corner

By J. B. Priestley Directed by Michael Attenborough Presented by Bill Kenwright at the Richmond Theatre on 29 September 2014 All seems well at the Caplan’s independent publishing house until a can of worms is unceremoniously ripped open at Robert … Continue reading

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